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Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond

Author: Noel B Salazar
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
Series: New directions in anthropology, v. 31.
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"As tourism service standards become more homogeneous, travel destinations worldwide are conforming yet still trying to maintain, or even increase, their distinctiveness. Based on more than two years of fieldwork in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Arusha, Tanzania, this book offers an in-depth investigation of the local-to-global dynamics of contemporary tourism. Each destination offers examples that illustrate how tour  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel B Salazar
ISBN: 9781845457600 1845457609 0857459031 9780857459039
OCLC Number: 640133150
Description: xxvi, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preparing a roadmap --
Two destinations, one destiny --
'Seducation' --
Imaging and imagining other worlds --
Guiding roles and rules --
Fantasy meets reality --
Coming home.
Series Title: New directions in anthropology, v. 31.
Responsibility: Noel B. Salazar.

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